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Physics (PHYS)

PHYS 1101:     College Physics I Lab - Mechanics

Cr. 1. (1-0-3). Prerequisite(s): TSI complete in Reading and Writing, and completion of MATH 1314, MATH 1324, or equivalent with a "C" or better; PHYS 1301 or be concurrently enrolled.
The instructional lab component to the introductory physics course covering Newton's law of motion, energy and work, momentum, circular and harmonic motion, heat and thermodynamic.  PHYS 1101 may be taken concurrently for 1 science lab credit.  The course assumes a working knowledge and competence of basic algebra.

PHYS 1102:     College Physics II Lab - Electricity and Magnetism

Cr. 1. (1-0-3). Prerequisite(s): TSI complete in Reading and Writing, and completion of PHYS 1301 with a grade of 'C' or better; PHYS 1302 or be concurrently enrolled.
The instructional lab component for the introductory physics course covering electric point charges, magnetism, electromagnetic induction, circuits, direct and alternating current circuits, optics, and electromagnetic radiation.  PHYS 1102 ma be taken concurrently or later for 1 science lab credit.  The course assumes a working knowledge and competence of basic algebra.

PHYS 1301:     College Physics I - Mechanics

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): TSI complete in Reading and Writing, and completion of MATH 1314, MATH 1324, or equivalence with a 'C' or better.
An introductory physics course covering motion in 1, 2, and 3 dimensions, Newton's laws of motion, energy and work, momentum, circular and harmonic motion, heat and thermodynamics.  PHYS 1101 may be taken concurrently for 1 science lab credit.  The course assumes a working knowledge and competence of basic algebra.

PHYS 1302:     College Physics II - Electricity and Magnetism

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): TSI complete in Reading and Writing, and completion of PHYS 1301 with a grade of C' or better.
An introductory physics course covering electric point charges, magnetism, electromagnetic induction, circuits, direct and alternating current circuits, optics, and electromagnetic radiation.  PHYS 1102 may be taken concurrently for 1 science lab credit.  The course assumes a working knowledge and competence of basic algebra.